Job Description

Hope Community Church in Shawano, Wisconsin is a regional church with a mission of connecting people to the life-changing hope of Jesus. They are looking for a Lead Pastor with a passion for reaching lost people and expanding Hope’s ministries and multi-sites across their region of influence. The Lead Pastor at Hope Community Church will be a gifted communicator who inspires staff, leaders, and the congregation to grow in obedience to Christ. He will be a visionary leader and champion for the unique calling and mission that God has for Hope. He will depend on prayer and help develop a healthy culture of prayer and dependence on Jesus.


  • Serving as the main spiritual and pastoral leader at Hope, focusing on preaching, vision casting, and strategy for guiding the church in spiritual growth.
  • Communicating and creating culture, preaching and teaching the Word of God.
  • Working with staff and leadership to carry out the mission, vision, and values of Hope, equipping them to shepherd, teach, and care for the church.
  • Coaching, discipling, and developing staff and leaders so they can be leaders of leaders to accomplish Hope’s mission.


  • High integrity: being trustworthy and above reproach
  • Emotional intelligence, relational and approachable, able to win others over
  • Exhortation and encouragement with a desire to coach and equip staff and leaders of leaders
  • Servant leadership
  • Communicator: relatable in preaching, connecting, and inspiring on a heart level
  • A heart for the lost with a desire to encourage growth and multi-site expansion

THE AREA: Shawano still has that friendly small-town atmosphere but is conveniently located within 30 miles of Green Bay and 45 miles of Appleton and the Fox Valley. Shawano’s downtown has just been revitalized with family-friendly events, parks, and thriving small businesses. Boating, waterskiing, tubing, kayaking, and of course, hunting and fishing opportunities abound. Throw in a low cost of living and Hope’s close relationships with the schools, healthcare, and other community organizations and Shawano is a great place to live and raise a family.

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Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Master's Degree

Date Posted
7 months ago
Shawano, Wisconsin


Church Size
500-750 people